Interiors: An Introduction

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McGraw-Hill Companies,Incorporated, Jan 18, 2006 - Architecture - 512 pages
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Interiors: An Introduction is the starting point for a lifetime of design education, appreciation, and enjoyment. Whether the goal is a career in interior design, or simply a better understanding of how to enhance one's own living space, the information and ideas in this text will help readers achieve it.

Interiors offers an introduction to the elements, practice, and aesthetics of residential and nonresidential interior design, as well as their application. In addition, the authors describe the numerous choices of materials, furnishings, and components used in interior design.

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Contents

The Process of Design
5
The Interior Design Profession
24
Special Considerations in Design
37
Copyright

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About the author (2006)

Karla J. Nielson is Assistant Professor of Design at Brigham Young University. Ms. Nielson has thirty-five years of experience teaching interior design and owned an interior textile business. She is the recipient of the Industry Achievement Award from the Window Coverings Association of America for her book Window Treatments, published by Wiley, and is the author of the bestselling Interiors: An Introduction.

DAVID A. TAYLOR has written for "Smithsonian, "Wired, the "Washington Post, the "Village Voice, and the "Christian Science Monitor. His documentary work has appeared on the Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, the Learning Channel, PBS, and National Geographic. He lives in Alexandria, Virginia.

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